Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Monday, 30 March 2015
1959 On this day in history vP Richard Nixon begins visit on USSR
1960 On this day in history 15th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls
1961 On July - 23 betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open
1961 On July - 23 esther Dale, actress (Birdie-Ma & Pa Kettle), dies after surgery at 75
1964 Egyptian munition ship "Star of Alexandria" explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage on July - 23.
1964 On July - 23 jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74
1965 Beatles "Help" is released in the UK on July - 23.
1966 On July - 23 cavern Club in Liverpool reopens
1966 Napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!" on July - 23.
1966 Donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1967 On July - 23 43 killed in racial rebellion in Detroit (2,000 injured, 442 fires)
1967 On July - 23 pirate Radio Swinging Scotland closes down for financial reasons
1967 On this day in history race riots claiming 43 erupts in Detroit
1968 Fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt on July - 23.
1968 On this day in history pLO's first hijacking of an El Al plane
1968 Race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 cops killed on this day in history.
1968 On July - 23 don Lillis, NFL president (NY Jets)
1969 On this day in history deli Floyd, writer, dies
1971 Van Heflin, actor (Great Adventure), dies at 60 on July - 23.
1972 On July - 23 eddy Merckx (Belgium) wins his 4th consecutive Tour de France
1972 The first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched on July - 23.
1973 On this day in history ozark AL plane knocked out of the air by lightning, St Louis-36 die
1973 Eddie Rickenbacker, WW I fighter pilot, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1974 On July - 23 greek military dictatorship collapses
1974 On this day in history mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90
1976 On July - 23 wings release "Let 'em In"
1976 Wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1977 On July - 23 washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges
1977 On this day in history rené de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79
1978 On July - 23 israeli cabinet rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas
1979 E Bowell discovers asteroid #2736 Ops on this day in history.
1979 Keith Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead), dies in a car accident at 31 on July - 23.
1980 On this day in history billy Carter admits to being paid by Libya
1980 On July - 23 river of No Return Wilderness Area designated by Jimmy Carter